Backwater Retreat Theme House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Outdoor pool
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... had by most after lunch. Later in the day Bhavani and I walked to the boat terminal and caught the local ferry over to Fort Kochi. Here we saw a traditional Indian Kerela dance and karate performance. What the performer did with her eyes was quite amazing. We were gone around 5 hours leaving the kids alone. They did some homework, watched a movie and almost become brave enough to venture next door to the local cafe.
We are delivered by boat to our beautifully landscaped lakeside resort and arrived in reception with our cases at 9:30am. This takes the form of a shaded veranda, open on three sides. It's already well into the 30's and very humid and after being given the introductory blurb about everything the resort has to offer the visitor, we were told we couldn't check in until 3pm ! The conversation went something like this :
... back and forth. We finally settle for a price and I open my wallet only to find not nearly enough Rupees to buy my precious elephants. I ask for the ATM and they point me in the direction, which would be maybe 6 blocks away or so. I’m calculating it in that I’d need the money anyways and maybe I’d come back in an hour or 2 and then, maybe not at all because of all the other shops or vendors I could get sucked into. He’s realizing he might lose a ...
... After dropping our things off in the room we go to find the pool. We have it to ourselves until a French group come along. Then a large group of Indian men arrive one wearing a shower cap, this protection is wasted as they proceed to dunk him. We give up on the pool and go back to the room to book a massage and steam, they can't do 7pm but can do 2pm so rearrange our day. Canoe, lunch, massage and then sunset cruise. Lunch is a chicken ...
... 1x German (lives in Italy), 1x French (lives in Switzerland), 5x English, 1x US. Slight problem while we are on this tour there is a 2 day strike through the whole of Kerela, so people feeling slightly disgruntled. So we will see how it goes as nothing open and no transport is to be used. Striking about commodity prices. A few facts about Kerala. ...